Staurochilus mimicus (L.O.Williams) Lubag-Arquiza & Christenson 2007 Photo by Elmer Bagos

Inflorescence Photo by Linda & Mikael Karlbom, Sweden

Lip Spread unaturally Photo by Andre Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

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Common Name The Mimicing Staurochilus

Flower Size .72 [1.8cm]

Found on Mindanao in the Philippines with in Agusan Province as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect, monopodial stem carrying alternate, distichous, strap-shapped, conduplicate, obliqwuely bilobed apically leaves that blooms on 1 to 2 axillary, erect, long pedunculate, branching, each branch few flowered, to [58 cm] long, dark reddish brown, several to many flowered inflorescence.

Similar to S luchensis and S ionosma but differs from them both the smaller flowers and the mid liobe of the lip is completely different, narrowly ovate-pandurate

Synonyms *Trichoglottis mimica L.O.Williams1938

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as Oncidium sylvestre; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Oncidium sylvestre drawing good; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 3 1980 as Oncidium sylvestre photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 No 10 1992 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 2 1995 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 ; Orchidaceae Antillaneae Nir 2000; Orchid of Cuba Llamacho & Larramendi 2005; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Orchid Digest Vol 71 No 1 2007 photo; Orchid Digest Vol 71 #1 2008 photo fide

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